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George Packer’s Betrayed: A Staged Reading and Discussion

November 10th, 2014
11:00 PM


Duke students performed a staged reading of selections from George Packer’s play, Betrayed, exploring the relationships between American military and diplomatic personnel stationed in Iraq and the interpreters who assisted them. The reading was followed by a panel discussion, moderated by D.G. Martin, with:

Kirk Johnson, founder of The List Project to Resettle Iraqi Allies 
Professor Abdul Sattar JawadDuke University Professor of Comparative Literature and Middle East Studies
Professor Jayne HuckerbyAssociate Clinical Professor and Director of the Duke International Human Rights Clinic at Duke Law
Matt Victoriano, Marine Corps veteran of the Iraq war and local entrepreneur and activist

Kirk Johnson


Kirk W. Johnson is the founder of the List Project to Resettle Iraqi Allies, and the author of To Be a Friend is Fatal: the Fight to Save the Iraqis America Left Behind. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the ...

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